New Study Shows Growing Threat Of Rising Sea Levels In Santa CruzWith the fear of rising sea levels threatening coastal properties, on Tuesday the city of Santa Cruz revealed a plan to take on raging storms, floods and erosion in what could be a losing battle with Mother Nature.
Dozens Of Million Dollar San Jose KB Homes Need Do-Overs Due To Falling TilesAfter KPIX uncovered serious problems with a South Bay KB Homes subdivision, tiles are still falling off some of the million dollar houses. Dozens of brand new homes will need a complete do-over.
San Francisco Mayor Wants Affordable Housing Cheaters To Be PunishedIn a city where real estate prices are setting national records, San Francisco’s mayor is vowing to punish cheaters in the city’s affordable housing program following a KPIX 5 investigation.
San Francisco Targeting Below-Market-Rate Housing CheatersIt's apparently easy to abuse San Francisco's below-market-rate housing program once you get your foot in the door, as we uncovered in our investigation.
Change-Of-Address Fraud: Easy For Crooks, Hard For Consumers To FixKPIX has learned the problem of mail change-of-address fraud may be much bigger than the U.S. Postal Service has been willing to admit.
Alameda County Discourages Truancy By Holding Parents AccountableWith an alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials are taking a tough-love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days.
Data Often Left Unsecured As More Companies Rely On Cloud-Based SystemsIt's part of our mobile-connected lifestyle: storing much of our personal information on the cloud as backup to keep it safe. But the cloud has leaks that have put millions of Americans’ private information at risk.
Majority Of Towed Vehicles In San Jose Abandoned By OwnersThe vast majority of cars towed away off the streets of San Jose are never claimed by their owners because it's too expensive to retrieve them, and workable solutions don't appear close at hand.
San Jose Rethinking Towing Industry Practices As Abandoned Vehicles Pile UpThere is a push to reassess the process of towing cars in San Jose in order to reduce the number of abandoned vehicles in the city's tow yards.
Driver Fees Could Be Radical Solution For Livermore Valley GridlockIt's the commute that now famously starts before dawn, streaming out of the Central Valley, over the Altamont Pass and down into the Livermore Valley.
Cellphone EMF-Blocking Products Put In A Real World TestFrom cellphone cases to blankets, KPIX 5 puts some of the most popular EMF-blocking products to the test.
Quadruplets Put DNA Heritage Companies To The TestDo you ever wonder where you came from? A growing number of DNA ancestry companies now promise to reveal your true ethnic origin